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Re: Ireland travel



The Chester Beatty is moving from Shrewsbury Rd. to a new location in Dublin
Castle. In fact, I believe that the library closed in June of this year in
preparation for the move.

Kate
-----Original Message-----
From: Paul T Werner <ptw1@IS6.NYU.EDU>
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Date: Thursday, August 19, 1999 11:07 AM
Subject: Re: Ireland travel


>In Dublin:
>
>1) In addition to the Books of Kells, Armagh, Durrow and Dimma on the
>ground floor of the Old Library at Trinity College, there is the Long Room
>upstairs, which usually has some interesting books and such on display.
>Incidentally, the area housing Kells, etc., on the ground floor, was
>rearranged a few months ago. Whether that improved visibility or not, I
>don't know.
>
>2) The Chester Beatty Library has one of the world's greatest collections
>of Islamic manuscripts. It's somewhat difficult to reach, though: in a
>lovely Edwardian suburb halfway between downtown Dublin and Dun Laoghaire.
>
>On Tue, 10 Aug 1999, Sheila Cunningham wrote:
>
>> I will be going to Ireland this August. Does anyone know
>> of any book arts must sees?
>
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